Re: [PATCH NET] net/hns:bugfix of ethtool -t phy self_test
From: Andrew Lunn
Date: Tue Jun 20 2017 - 09:27:36 EST
On Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 11:05:54AM +0800, l00371289 wrote:
> hi, Florian
> On 2017/6/20 5:00, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> > On 06/16/2017 02:24 AM, Lin Yun Sheng wrote:
> >> This patch fixes the phy loopback self_test failed issue. when
> >> Marvell Phy Module is loaded, it will powerdown fiber when doing
> >> phy loopback self test, which cause phy loopback self_test fail.
> >> Signed-off-by: Lin Yun Sheng <linyunsheng@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >> ---
> >> drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns/hns_ethtool.c | 16 ++++++++++++++--
> >> 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns/hns_ethtool.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns/hns_ethtool.c
> >> index b8fab14..e95795b 100644
> >> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns/hns_ethtool.c
> >> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns/hns_ethtool.c
> >> @@ -288,9 +288,15 @@ static int hns_nic_config_phy_loopback(struct phy_device *phy_dev, u8 en)
> > The question really is, why is not this properly integrated into the PHY
> > driver and PHYLIB such that the only thing the Ethernet MAC driver has
> > to call is a function of the PHY driver putting it in self-test?
> Do you meaning calling phy_dev->drv->resume and phy_dev->drv->suspend function?
No. Florian is saying you should add support for phylib and the
drivers to enable/disable loopback.
The BMCR loopback bit is pretty much standardised. So you can
implement a genphy_loopback(phydev, enable), which most drivers can
use. Those that need there own can implement it in there driver.